Topic: Policy

Diverse Approach in California can Reverse Troubling Climate Protection and Air Quality Trends

November 13, 2018In California, the transportation sector has seen an increase in climate pollutants over the past several years. Learn how a diverse policy approach can curtail pollutants from the state’s largest greenhouse gas source.

GNA/TRC

Hydrogen fueling dispenser in a photo

Image: CEC

National Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Day Showcased Progress, Innovation

October 18, 2018The National Hydrogen & Fuel Cell Day was celebrated October 8, 2018 with huge success, demonstrating hydrogen technologies and fuel cells are here to stay.

Fuel Cell Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA)

New California Laws Advancing Clean Heavy-Duty Transportation Show Value of Collective Action, Business Participation

October 10, 2018A recent California legislative session was a win for NGVs and green fleets, advancing clean heavy-duty transportation legislation.

California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition

California bills being signed by Gov. Brown on Enhydra Ferry

Image: CA Senate

Gov. Brown Helps Make California’s Transportation Sector Cleaner Before Sailing into the Sunset

September 27, 2018Governor Jerry Brown signed a parcel of clean transportation bills during his Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco the week of September 10th.

GNA/TRC

Eric Garcetti discussing electric vehicles.

Image: LA Mayor's Office

Climate Mayors and Electrification Coalition Partner to Rapidly Transition Municipal Fleets to Electric Vehicles

September 13, 2018The Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative was launched to assist municipalities in purchasing electric vehicles for their fleets.

Electrification Coalition

Natural Gas Truck Orders

Image: Daimler

The Truth about NatGas Tractors

August 22, 2018The heavy-duty natural gas truck market continues to steadily march forward and mature, and is on track to have one of its best sales years ever.

Fleet Owner

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How to Reverse the Upward Trend of GHG Emissions in California

August 14, 2018Although California has significantly reduced its GHG emissions, emissions from the transportation sector have actually increased. Learn how the state can reverse the trend.

GNA/TRC

Natural Gas Vehicles: A Bipartisan Solution

August 8, 2018Several recently-introduced bills for Natural Gas Vehicles (NGVs) provide bipartisan solutions for the deployment of cleaner alternative fueled vehicles.

Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica)

Trump’s Bailout for Coal Power May Undermine the Benefits of EVs

June 26, 2018President Trump has ordered Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to prepare immediate steps to prevent the retirement of coal and nuclear electricity generating facilities. This could delay the progress in the transportation sector.

GNA/TRC

Illustration highlighting ZEV States

ZEV Scorecard Assesses States’ Progress on EVs

June 19, 2018The Electrification Coalition (EC) released its first Zero Emissions Vehicles (ZEV) Scorecard to assess states' actions building EV market.

Electrification Coalition

Alternative Fuel Vehicles Help Disaster Recovery, Fleet Resiliency

June 12, 2018Vehicles that run on an alternative fuel – such as biodiesel, electricity, natural gas, and propane – can help build system resiliency by diversifying an emergency response fleet if a storm or other emergency disrupts a state’s primary fuel supply.

Clean Communities of Central New York (CC of CNY)

marine industry regs

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Marine Industry Regs Could Send Shock Waves Through World Economy

June 7, 2018The slight bump in fuel prices we are experiencing now may pale in comparison to the costs consumers be paying in a year and a half.

GNA/TRC

final VW settlement plans

Image: ACT News

FUNDING: Get Ready to Drink from the VW Firehose

June 6, 2018Final VW settlement plans open up for applicants in several states across the U.S. and school districts among the early winners.

Fleet Owner

Image: Brian Hadden/Trucks.com

Trucking Executive Panel Objects to EPA Fuel Economy Rollback Plan

May 2, 2018“Stay the course” is the message a panel of leading clean vehicle developers, users and regulators in the wake of the Trump Administration’s plan to roll back tough fuel economy and emissions regulations.

Public-Private Partnerships Handshake

Partnerships: Your Booster for Clean Technology Growth

April 26, 2018While suppliers and buyers are well versed in partnering one on one, and the next sale is an absolutely essential factor to success, sales alone are not enough. New technologies are also a matter of building markets, and building a market requires partnerships, often with unexpected groups.

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

Growing Link Between Autonomy and Electrification—A Technology Tipping Point?

April 18, 2018The growth of the electric vehicle (EV) sector provides an opportunity to create true diversity in the transportation sector, as synergies between autonomy and electrification provide a big opportunity to move away from petroleum's dominance.

Electrification Coalition